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Winspear Opera House – Dallas, Texas

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Building: Winspear Opera House
Location: 2106 Boll Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Architect: Foster + Partners (Spencer de Grey)
Architect of Record: Kendall/Heaton Associates, Inc.
Design Engineer: Buro Happold (Mike Cook)
Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti
Acoustical Engineer: Sound Space Design
Construction: Linbeck
Completed 2009

AE Interests: Grand shading structure at entrance, aluminum cladding, red glass facade, 2,200 seat auditorium, acoustic isolation strategies, white gold-leaf balcony acoustic baffles, l.e.d. giant chandelier – retracts into ceiling.   `

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Written by Mark Rocha

September 28, 2012 at 2:13 pm

Posted in Built

Private Residence – San Diego, CA

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Building: Private Residence
Location: San Diego, California
Status: On hold
Architect: Zaha Hadid

AE Interests: Free form concrete structure, complex geometry, cantilevered concrete forms

Written by Mark Rocha

November 9, 2011 at 11:18 am

Posted in Built

Milstein Hall – Ithaca, New York

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Building: Milstein Hall, Cornell University
Location: Ithaca, New York
Completion: October 2011
Architect: OMA Rem Koolhaas
Client: Cornell University

AE Interests: Long span, 50 foot cantilever with exposed structure.

Written by Mark Rocha

October 28, 2011 at 12:35 pm

Posted in Built

Milstein Hall Steel – Ithaca, New York

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Building: Milstein Hall Steel
Location: Ithaca, New York
Completion: 2011
Architect: OMA
Architect of Record: KHA Architects
Structural Engineering: Robert Silman Associates

Written by Mark Rocha

August 26, 2011 at 12:34 pm

Posted in Built

Bao’an Stadium – Shenzen, China

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Building: Bao’an Stadium
Location: Shenzen, China
Completion: 2011
Architect: GMP Architekten
Lighting Design: Schlotfeld Licht

AE Interest: Double tension ring beam, pre-tensioned cable roof, steel columns mimic bamboo forest

Written by Mark Rocha

August 25, 2011 at 3:38 pm

Posted in Built

Metropol Parasol – Seville, Spain

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Building: Metropol Parasol
Location: Seville, Spain
Completion: 2012
Architect: Jürgen Mayer H
Structural Engineer: ARUP
AE Interests: Upon completion, the Metropol Parasol will be the largest wooden structure in the world

Written by Mark Rocha

April 6, 2011 at 2:25 pm

Posted in Under Construction

City Hall – London, United Kingdom

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Building: City Hall

Location: 110 The Queens Walk

Completed: 2003

 

Architect: Foster and Partners

Architect of Record: Ken Shuttleworth

Structural Engineer: Arup

M+E Engineer: Arup

Contractor: Mace and Waagner Buro AG

AE Interests: Distorted glass sphere that improves energy efficiency

Written by Mark Rocha

June 25, 2010 at 8:15 am

Posted in Built

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